The Gifted Alliance: Talk Time for High Ability Learners (7-9 Yrs)
This ongoing course will provide high-ability learners with an opportunity to talk with their peers about a variety of topics.
Heather Hinze, Ed. S.
326 total reviews for this teacher
4 reviews for this class
Completed by 37 learners
There are no upcoming classes.
Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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While any learner is welcome to enroll in this class, please note that all discussions will focus on academic giftedness. High-ability students wear so many labels: gifted, GT, genius, exceptional, and others. The world often thinks that gifted kids "have it made", are destined for success, and coast through life without worries. Yet research shows that this myth is not only untrue, it is also harmful, and completely negates the struggles that many GT learners face! From anxiety to...
Hello, my name is Heather Hinze, and I am a specialist in gifted education! I have four college degrees in education, four teaching certificates held in Missouri, and a combined 20 years of classroom teaching experience. For the past decade I have focused all of my training towards gifted education, and I am passionate about helping our brightest minds find their place in the world!
Learners may be challenged to complete a homework assignment (optional) for their own growth. For example, after discussing advocacy, a learner may be challenged to find an opportunity to advocate for themselves at some point during the week.
No supplies are required. Handouts may occasionally be offered. It is recommended that students have a private space to attend this meeting so they can share without fear of judgment!
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Heather Hinze, Ed. S.Your bright student deserves a community!
326 total reviews
144 completed classes
Update: I will be taking a short teaching break for a few months, but I'll be back in June! I am passionate about providing challenging and motivating curriculum to gifted, talented, and high- ability learners. I love to teach thematically, and...